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Talifu A.

Mc Lean, VA

$79/hr

Highly Qualified Tutor, PhD in Applied Math, $55/h , $79/h

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Background check passed as of 9/10/11
5.0 Avg. Rating
 
 
576 Ratings
 
 
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Excellent instructor
— Ronald, Mc Lean, VA on 4/26/15

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Xinjiang University
Computer Mathematics
Applied Mathematics from Tokiyo Denki University
PhD

Education

Xinjiang University (Computer Mathematics)

Applied Mathematics from Tokiyo Denki University (PhD)

About Talifu

I would be glad to tutor in AP Calculus AB/BC, Multivariable Calculus, Precalculus, Trigonometry, Geometry, Algebra 1,2 and standard math tests, such as AP Calculus AB/BC, SAT, ACT PSAT, PRAXIS, GRE, TJ with different hourly rates indicated as the following:

1. One-On-One Tutoring, $79/h, if I drive to your location, (90 minutes minimum).
2. One-On-One Tutoring, $55/h, if you drive to My Tutoring center.
3. One-On-One, face to face, virtual white board online (Skype) Tutoring, $55/h.

NOTE:
1. You will not be charged if you aren't satisfied ! Consultation is free!.
2. Up to 15% discount is possible!
3. My tutoring center is near to the Dunn Loring Metro Station in Merrifield
4. Students could be upgraded to individual instruction 2 students group with 20% discount or upgraded to individual instruction 3 students group with 40% discount based on the students' progress and parents consent.

I have more than 20 years of experience with teaching mathematics in the United States, Japan and China. I have a unique teaching philosophy for mathematics. I enjoy teaching and helping students understand math in depth.

I am the father of three children and live in McLean, VA. I have a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science and a PhD in Applied Mathematics. I have published a number of research papers about computer science, mathematics and the teaching of children in the highly ranked international journals, such as Discrete Math, Applied Math, etc. I was selected one of the top 200 tutors in the U.S.A in 2011. I worked as a committee member and chairman of several international conferences, such as IEEE.

If you have any questions for me, I will be happy to answer them. If you think you might be interested, please contact me, so that we can plan a session. I look forward to hearing from you!
I would be glad to tutor in AP Calculus AB/BC, Multivariable Calculus, Precalculus, Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required

1. One-on-one tutoring $55/h 2. One-on-one, face to face, virtual white board tutoring $55/h 4. One-on-one tutoring at your location: $79/h

Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Mc Lean, VA 22102
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons

"Excellent instructor"

- Ronald, Mc Lean, VA on 4/26/15
Talifu replied on 4/27/2015

Ronald, thank you so much for the feedback. It is very helpful for my business, really appreciate it.

"Great tutor!"

- Michele, Oakton, VA on 11/11/14
Talifu replied on 11/11/2014

Michele, thank you so much for the feedback. It is very helpful for my business, I really appreciate it.

"Outstanding math tutor with a very positive attitude"

- Eman, Dunn Loring, VA on 6/7/14

"Excellent teacher!"

- Ivan, Oakton, VA on 8/22/13

"Great Math Teacher"

- Hassan, Reston, VA on 5/5/13

"By far the best qualified and thorough tutor!"

- Debbie, Reston, VA on 5/5/13

"Excellent Math Tutor"

- Renee, Vienna, VA on 10/27/12

"Great Tutor"

- Peggy, Vienna, VA on 10/24/12

"Effective math tutoring, leading to improved results!"

- Chao-hui, Mc Lean, VA on 11/3/11

"Very knowledgeable"

- Geoff, Washington, DC on 7/4/11

"Outstanding Tutor"

- Carla, Arlington, VA on 4/17/11

"great tutor"

- Anu, Fairfax, VA on 11/15/10

"Very helpful with my Algebra 2 class"

- Jordan, Reston, VA on 9/20/10

"Life Changing"

- Bryan, Laurel, MD on 6/16/10
Math:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math, Trigonometry
Science:
Physical Science
Computer:
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, SQL
Business:
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math
Test Preparation:
SAT Math
Corporate Training:
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, SQL

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Xinjiang University
Computer Mathematics
Applied Mathematics from Tokiyo Denki University
PhD

Education

Xinjiang University (Computer Mathematics)

Applied Mathematics from Tokiyo Denki University (PhD)

Excellent instructor — I evaluated quite a few instructors and found Talifu to be one of the most capable. He responds quickly, is flexible with arrangements and most of all, he is extremely knowledgeable and able to communicate well with students. He brings out the best in students who are willing to listen and work. I recommend Talifu without reservation. He's an excellent instructor. ...

— Ronald, Mc Lean, VA on 4/26/15

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $79.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

1. One-on-one tutoring $55/h 2. One-on-one, face to face, virtual white board tutoring $55/h 4. One-on-one tutoring at your location: $79/h

Travel policy

Talifu will travel within 10 miles of Mc Lean, VA 22102.

Background Check Status for Talifu A.

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